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From: "Stan Elgood" <>
Subject: Re: [AUS-CON] Sussex Quarter Sessions
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 11:37:32 +1000
References: <019b01c752f3$934a5040$5e4decdc@yourudig6kt8m9>

Hi Melissa,

One of my convict ancestors was tried at Hereford Quarter Sessions. I
looked up the Hereford Council's website and found that they had a family
history section.

They were able to provide me with information of his trial for a reasonable

It may be worth contacting the local council in the major city in Sussex.
It was well worth the money as I found his brother had been tried with him
but acquitted. His brother was later found guilty of another crime and
transported some 5 years later. The clue to the earlier trial and acquittal
confirmed for me that I had his brother as well.

in Brisbane

----- Original Message -----
From: "Melissa Skinner" <>
To: "RootsWeb Aus convicts" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2007 10:27 AM
Subject: [AUS-CON] Sussex Quarter Sessions

My 3 x gt Grandfather William Childs (convict number 28/2318) born in
Hampshire was sentenced 7 years transportation in 1828 at the Sussex Quarter
Sessions, Pitwork, I believe that his brother, James, was sentenced to only
7 years, but I want to confirm if he was transported or not.

Is there any way I can find these records online or if not online, where do
I find them. The info that I have, was given to me by another researcher,
and I just wanted to confirm it for myself.

Thank you

May your branches grow stronger in 2007

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Kent/Sussex Eng & Australia, DUNK - Sussex Eng & Australia, GANNON -
Roscommon Ireland & Australia, HOGARTH - Australia only, HOUGAARD - Denmark,
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Australia, MONKTON/MONCKTON- Kent Eng & Australia, REILLY-Antrim Nthn
Ireland & Australia, SKINNER - Kent Eng & Australia, TEGG - Surrey & London
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